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  • France welcomes releasing French journalist in Crimea

    Date: 2014-03-14 21:08:24 GMT - France - World - SN:136 - ID:609544

    PARIS, March 14 (MENA) - France expressed Friday its satisfaction for the release of French journalist David Gioveron, who worked for "Canal Plus" in Simferopol, after being detained in Ukraine for several hours French Embassy representatives met ....

  • Taliban congratulates to its forces on ‘defeat’ of Canadians in Afghanistan

    Date: 2014-03-14 21:06:32 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:135 - ID:609584

    KABUL, March 14 (MENA) - A round of goodbye messages are following the last Canadian troops out the door in Afghanistan and some of them are rather nasty, the Toronto-based the Globe and Mail newspaper reported Friday. The Taliban’s information ....

  • Kerry: Putin to decide on Crimea after referendum; US warns of annexation

    Date: 2014-03-14 17:57:04 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:115 - ID:609374

    LONDON, March 14 (MENA) - US Secretary of State John Kerry said Friday that more than five hours of talks with his Russian counterpart, Sergey Lavrov, showed that Russian President Vladimir Putin is not prepared to make any decision regarding ....

  • Crimea 'means immeasurably more' to Russia than Falklands do to UK - Russian FM

    Date: 2014-03-14 17:54:55 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:113 - ID:609376

    LONDON, March 14 (MENA) - Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said on Friday that Crimea "means immeasurably more" to Russia than the Comoro Islands mean to France or the Falklands do to Britain, The Voice of Russia reported on ....

  • Russia, Ukraine and Crimea ... Asymmetric wars: report

    Date: 2014-03-14 17:22:03 GMT - United Kingdom - World - SN:111 - ID:609332

    LONDON, March 14 (MENA) – Shedding Light on Ukraine's cisis, The Economist said Friday that the best way to get Crimea back is for Ukraine to become a prosperous democracy—with the West’s help. It’s not the voting that matters, but the counting. ....

  • Paris court orders website to remove leaked Sarkozy recordings

    Date: 2014-03-14 17:18:48 GMT - France - World - SN:110 - ID:609329

    PARIS, March 14 (MENA) - A French court on Friday ordered a French news site Atlantico to remove the recordings of secretly-taped conversations between former President Nicolas Sarkozy, his wife and aides – in what has become known as the ....

  • Western sanctions against Russia will damage Ukraine’s economy: presidential adviser says

    Date: 2014-03-14 16:52:46 GMT - Russia - World - SN:104 - ID:609305

    MOSCOW, March 24 (MENA) - Russian presidential adviser Sergei Glazyev has said that Ukraine will be imminently dragged into sanctions which Western countries are threatening to impose on Russia, ITAR-TASS reported on Friday. “In that case, it ....

  • 10 killed, above 35 injured as powerful blast hits Quetta

    Date: 2014-03-14 16:28:26 GMT - Pakistan - World - SN:97 - ID:609274

    ISLAMABAD, March 14 (MENA) - At least 10 people were killed and more than 30 injured Friday when a bomb exploded near Quetta’s Science College Chowk area, Pakistan Today quoted officials as saying. Rescue officials confirmed 10 people had been ....

  • EU foreign ministers meet Monday over Libya, Syria, Mideast peace

    Date: 2014-03-14 16:25:48 GMT - France - World - SN:95 - ID:609104

    PARIS, March 14 (MENA) – EU foreign ministers are due to hold a meeting on Monday to discuss the situation in Libya and Syria. The gathering is also expected to tackle the peace process in the Middle East, French foreign ministry spokesman Roman ....

  • IAEA's chief meets Pakistani officials on cooperation

    Date: 2014-03-14 15:52:05 GMT - Austria - World - SN:90 - ID:609147

    VIENNA, March 14 (MENA) – Director General of the International Atomic Energy Agency Yukiya Amano met several high-level Pakistani government officials to discuss strengthened Pakistan-IAEA cooperation in the peaceful applications of nuclear ....

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